The first table below looks at the demand for the Development Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Development Consultant
Rank 562 547 565
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Development Consultant 18 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.046% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.050% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
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£400 £556 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £431 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £625 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £431 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.18% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48693 46426 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.61% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29668 27020 29360
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2159 2630
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%

Development Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Development Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK.

Development Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Consultant
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 16 £413 -25.84% 5
London -6 9 £390 -36.32% 4
South East -13 6 £443 +2.60%
City of London +26 3 £390 -23.90% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -

Development Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (14.29%) Saba
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) ABAP
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) JBoss
6 2 (7.14%) Apache
6 2 (7.14%) XHTML
6 2 (7.14%) Documentum
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management

Development Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Development Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Documentum
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) SAP Portal
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.57%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.57%) SAP PP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.57%) JDeveloper
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) GDB
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 2 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) XHTML
2 2 (7.14%) WebCenter
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) RSS
3 1 (3.57%) JavaBeans
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) Lucene
3 1 (3.57%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.57%) FMCG
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Solaris
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Web Development
2 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) Analytics
2 2 (7.14%) ERP
2 2 (7.14%) Service Management
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) OO
2 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) Scrum
3 1 (3.57%) Web Design
3 1 (3.57%) SEO
3 1 (3.57%) CRM
3 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) ABAP
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (3.57%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) IronPython
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MBA
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Saba
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) FatWire
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
Swindon, Wiltshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago